Some people are shy and by using substances such as drugs and alcohol can help them not be nervous to talk or socialize better. There are also many cons of substance abuse, if abused it can cause increased risk of cancer in the mouth, breast, among others. Substance abuse can also reduce nutrient absorption, lower inhibitions leading to high risk behaviors such as unprotected sex or drinking and driving. People also tend to do things they wouldn’t normally do in a sober environment, they can murder or assault somebody without even knowing what they have done or don’t remember. It can also make use have poor decision makings through misperceptions of our own
In fact drugs are being encouraged for anyone in need of it. However in today's society drugs seem to result in chaos rather than stability. It is illegal to take drugs with the exception of prescription drugs. Sadly in our society, drugs are also quickly available for those that want it. Unlike soma, the drugs produce numerous negative aftereffects.
And when things do become tumultuous, or when poignant questions of existence find their way into people's thoughts, the automatic response is to drown out these misgivings with soma. Soma is a fictitious drug in Brave New World that is mass-produced and used by nearly all. It would be classified as a psychedelic sedative, imbuing a sense of well-being, but emotional numbness in the user. This widespread use of soma suppresses the natural human cycle of emotions, thereby creating a civilization subdued by superficiality. There's a certain “lack of passion” in today's world that parallels Huxley's society in Brave New World.
This is something you cannot take back, it can be something that ruins your life, impaired driving is a serious offense that should be dealt with seriously and not taken lightly. Aggressive driving can be a bad habit that leads to serious consequences. Aggressive-driving behaviours includ tailgating, speeding, failing to yield the right-of-way and cutting in front of someone too closely. This can lead to other angry drivers which can result to road rage, and the angry
Drinking and driving is very dangerous and many people have their lives shattered and ruined because of drunk drivers. That is why it is becoming socially unacceptable. People are finally starting to realize how dangerous this can really be. With the help of new laws, and continued hard work, the number of drinking and driving accidents should be very little in the future. Anyone that is caught while intoxicated should never have the right to drive again.
Without treatment or engagement in recovery treatment, addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. The inherit problem with substance abuse is its relentless progression for those who become addicted. A progression that in most cases leads to one of three places: jail, institutions, or death. In between these outcomes the nature of addiction causes harm on society as a whole. Social neglect and criminal behavior are frequent companions of substance abuse.
In the book there is a very interesting drug called soma it has many perks that drugs in our present society don’t have. Nowadays when you take drugs or drink alcohol there are side effects. These side effects can be very deadly to your body. Heroin is an example of a drug having terrible side effects to your body and also your brain. Heroin makes your heart beat extremely fast and leaves bruises from the site of injection.
They should spread the word and tell people taking drugs is against the law or that drugs are bad for your health or even that drugs can make you go bankrupt. If people know the damage that drugs can do then they will not want to take them. The police can also eliminate drugs by sending in more undercover police officers and having them pretend to be
Some individuals may be rewarded by the energizing, exciting or pleasurable effects of a substance or of a behavior such as gambling, some people may engage in addictive behaviors because the physiological or psychological effects relieve physical or emotional pain or addictive behaviors may divert attention from upsetting or overwhelming life situations. For example, some substances can temporarily reduce the symptoms associated with anxiety, depression or chronic frustration. Unfortunately, many of the destructive consequences associated with addictive behaviors. These could include damage to relationships, finances, self-esteem and emotional and physical health. Development of physiological tolerance and increased anxiety, depression and other symptoms could draw the person even deeper into his or her addiction.
People avoid things that trigger the fear or they endure it with great anxiety. Atychiphobia is created by the unconscious mind as a protective mechanism. Though a variety of potent drugs are often prescribed for atychiphobia, side effects and/or withdrawal symptoms can be severe. Moreover, drugs do not "cure" atychiphobia or any other phobia. At best they temporarily suppress the symptoms through chemical interaction.